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Good Shepherd Center

Good Shepherd gets van from national contest

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video Good Shepherd Center has a new mini-van thanks to Toyota. It's all a part of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program. The program benefits organizations that impact the lives of individuals in their communities. Full story...
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A can of food gets kids into the Children's Museum free Saturday

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videoThe Children’s Museum of Wilmington’s Inaugural ThankFULL Wilmington, a day of celebration, giving, and entertaining Thanksgiving-centered activities at the Museum, will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013. Full story...
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Good Shepherd Center names new board and staff members

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Good Shepherd Center, located at 811 Martin Street in Wilmington, serves as a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and rehousing solution for members of the Cape Fear community. Each year, Good Shepherd provides approximately 85,000 meals to hungry individuals and families; shelters more than 900 homeless men, women, and children; and helps over 150 homeless individuals, including families, transition to housing. Full story...
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Good Shepherd wins van as part of national contest

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videoWilmington's Good Shepherd Center recently won a new Toyota Sienna as part of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good campaign. The center will use the van to transport homeless veterans around the port city and pick up donations. Full story...
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Home Depot helps fix up facility for homeless vets

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videoStudies show that military veterans are twice as likely to become homeless than the average american. The Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington does its part to try to fight the problem, but it needs the community's help. Today it got that help in a big way. Full story...
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VOTE NOW: Good Shepherd Center named finalist in Toyota '100 Cars For Good Program'

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Wilmington-based Good Shepherd Center is one of 250 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public beginning Oct. 1, 2013. Full story...
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Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless

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video Police say the homeless population continues to grow in the Port City, and it did not happen overnight. Over the past few days Wilmington has seen several incidents involving men and women who call the streets home. Full story...
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Explore with George: Good Shepherd Center

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video It was giveback night at Nichola's Italian Restaurant tonight with proceeds benefiting the Good Shepherd Center. Full story...
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Food banks looking for donations, in need of fruits and veggies

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video Many of you are getting ready for your Thanksgiving feast tomorrow but there are some who may not be as fortunate. All too often folks in our area go hungry, and it's area food banks and other organizations that put food in their bellies. Providing meals to the needy on a consistent basis though means a lot of food must be donated. Full story...
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Charity helps make sure needy experience meaning of Christmas

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A Wilmington charity spent yet another Christmas helping those in need. Full story...
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Good Shepherd Center announces fall fundraising event

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Good Shepherd Center has announced their fall fundraising event as a community wide raffle with the theme being "Every Ticket Shelters a Homeless Family". Full story...
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Unused food does not go to waste

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videoMany people flock to Wrightsville Beach for fun and sun. Now some folks hope the crowds will translate into donations for a good cause; a cause that takes the guess work out of packing up unused food for the trip back home. Full story...
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St. Mary School is helping out those in need

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It is National Catholic Schools Week, and what better way to celebrate, than by helping others? Full story...
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Shelters pushing capacity as temperatures dip

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videoArea homeless shelters were at capacity Thursday night. The cold weather kept shelter organizers busy and has those staying there thankful to have a roof over their heads. Full story...
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